poems sent from dickinson to elizabeth holland

To Elizabeth Holland
From ED

Baffled for just a day or two -
Embarrassed - not afraid -
Encounter in my garden
An unexpected Maid.

She beckons, and the woods start -
She nods, and all begin -
Surely, such a country
I was never in!

thomas johnson's note on poem 17 | index to dickinson/holland poems

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